Hong Kong Med J 2014;20(Suppl 6):S31
Non-invasive algorithm for detecting advanced liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis B patients
HLY Chan, VWS Wong, GLH Wong, PCL Choi
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
1. Liver stiffness measurement (LSM) using FibroScan is superior to serum test formula to diagnose advanced liver fibrosis.
2. Combination of LSM and the Forns index (LSM- Forns algorithm) can improve the accuracy of LSM to predict advanced liver fibrosis.